Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Working in a team as mentors we went to lessons with our designated mentees to assist them with any class based issues they had. We stayed for the entire school day and took part in daily activities such as lunch time duties, assemblies and duties in the morning and evenings. Took part in after school clubs and lunch time clubs.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Yes skills improved - Organisation, Presentation, Leadership, Management, Time Management, Public Speaking, Teaching


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • A lot of responsibility that was very useful for my career development as the skills were very transferable


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot of support from the City Year team and the Impact Officer you are given who was in school with us for 2 days a week.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very interesting company culture that is very lively and is committed to the development of education and children who need support.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed the placement and would definitely recommend to other people. Your team working skills will certainly improve and the people you work with and students are the highlight.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at City Year UK
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend City Year UK to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to City Year UK
  • I would tell them to stay organised at all times as this will really help, especially if you have an assignment to submit. I would encourage them to get involved in many things as possible and enjoy the year.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Education/Teaching

South West

October 2021


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